megacycle


megacycle
/meg"euh suy'keuhl/, n.
Elect. a unit of frequency, equal to one million cycles per second; megahertz. The term megahertz is now preferred in technical use. Abbr.: Mc, mc
[1925-30; MEGA- + CYCLE]

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  • megacycle — noun one million periods per second • Syn: ↑megahertz, ↑MHz, ↑megacycle per second, ↑Mc • Hypernyms: ↑rate • Part Meronyms: ↑kilohertz, ↑kHz …   Useful english dictionary

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